Band page created in 2009.
Bombay Bicycle Club are an indie rock band which formed in North London, United Kingdom in 2006. The band consists of: Jack Steadman (vocals, guitar, bass), Jamie MacColl (bass, guitar, banjo, vocals), Suren De Saram (drums) & Ed Nash (bass, keyboard, mandolin). The band took their name from a chain of curry houses in the London Area, and have since admitted that they dislike their band name. The band has released two albums, "I Had the Blues But I Shook Them Loose" (2009) and "Flaws" (2010).
They are otherwise known as the band that opened V Festival 2006 (having won the 'Road to V' competition) & have also played Reading / Leeds Festival for the past three years, running.
In Febuary 2007 they released their début EP The Boy I Used to Be, and this was followed up in October with the release of their second EP How We Are. In mid-July of 2009 they released their first album I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose consisting of 12 tracks. They are currently partaking in their biggest tour yet, including a sell-out date at London's Heaven venue.
In Summer 2010 they released their new album, Flaws. A UK tour co-incided with the release of the album which - surprisingly - is an acoustic recording. Venues on the tour reflected this new acoustic orientation. St George's in Bristol, for example, is normally used by classical and folk artists.
Rinse Me Down
NME The Album 2009
Live @ O2 Academy Leeds on Sunday, 7th February 2010